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Damage caused by fire at Plastic Repairs Plus, Swanton Morley. Pictured is owner Keith Lawrence. Picture: Ian Burt

The owner of a plastics business in Swanton Morley has thanked the fire service for its swift action in putting out a blaze at his premises and preventing it spreading to a building housing potentially explosive cylinders.

BBC reporter Kim Riley and his cameraman Shaun Whitmore experienced problems with their car's remote locking on a visit to Lowestoft. Photo: Shaun Whitmore.

An interfering mobile phone mast could be the reason why Lowestoft residents are facing a mysterious problem with locking their cars remotely, a motoring organisation has said.

Norman Goodchild.

A Beccles man who knocked his wife unconscious and carried her body around the streets of London has been spared jail.

A man is to appear at court

Police investigating a sexual assault in Little Ellingham, near Attleborough, have charged a man in connection with the incident.

Forensic officers have been sent to the home of an 89 year old who was burgled in Elm

An intruder appeared in the lounge of an 89-year-old great grandmother’s home and told her “I’m afraid to say you’ve been robbed love, where’s your handbag?”

Police appeal after Cromer assault. Picture: Ian Burt

A woman has been assaulted in Cromer town centre.

Eastgate House, Thorpe Road, where the Coroner's Court is situated in the ground floor. Picture: Denise Bradley

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 15 month old boy who died after choking on a blackberry.

Missing man Rytis Solovas: jpeg

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a 7ft tall Lithuanian man from King’s Lynn who is missing.

Weather warning for East Angli. Picture: Met Office

A weather warning has been issued for heavy rain in parts of Norfolk and Suffolk today.

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A man is to appear at court

Police investigating a sexual assault in Little Ellingham, near Attleborough, have charged a man in connection with the incident.


Hellesdon man Mike Palmer who has taken to poetry after learning that he has a brain tumour. Photo : Steve Adams

A 48-year-old Hellesdon man has turned to the power of poetry to help him stay positive ahead of a major operation to remove a dangerous tumour in his brain.


Peter Lamble, chairman Start-rite shoes, at the warehouse at Broadland Business Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The chairman of Start-rite shoes is to step aside in a move which will see a non-family member lead the firm for the first time in its history.


The new uniform for The Hewett Academy, Norwich

A school that has been at the centre of a controversial academy switch has taken the next step in its transformation - by launching a new uniform.


Prime Minister David Cameron in his hotel room as he prepares his conference speech that he will deliver to his party's annual conference at Manchester Central tomorrow. Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Prime minister David Cameron will label his tenure the “turnaround decade” when he addresses his party faithful today.


The Starston bees are fed sugar syrup to help bolster their food stores over winter. Picture: Kate Royall.

A community group in south Norfolk is ensuring a cluster of more than 60,000 bees are looked after as winter approaches.


UEA's underwater glider drone

Researchers at the UEA will soon be trained to use the latest drone technology thanks to £2m in funding.

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